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Twain and Howells On Each Other

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William Dean Howells and Mark Twain


Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) and William Dean Howells were friends for 44 years. Their personal and professional relationship is considered b…

Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Five (1907-1909)

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Mark Twain


This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included i…

Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Two (1880-1889)

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Mark Twain


This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included i…

Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Seven (1920-1924)

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Mark Twain


This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included i…

Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Six (1910-1919)

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Mark Twain


This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included i…

Mark Twain's Journal Writings, Volume 1

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Mark Twain


Volume 1 contains these 12 essays: 1.) "Americans on a Visit to the Emperor of Russia." 2.) "The Austrian Edison keeping scho…

Those Extraordinary Twins

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Mark Twain


"Those Extraordinary Twins" was published as a short story, separate and distinct from its origins inside Twain's "The Traged…

Abraham Lincoln's Inaugural Addresses

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Abraham Lincoln


Lincoln's first inaugural address was delivered on March 4th, 1861, as the North and South were sliding towards separation and Civil War. Hi…

A Horse's Tale (Version 2)

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Mark Twain


A Horse's Tale is a novel by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens), written partially in the voice of Soldier Boy, who is Buffalo Bill's favorite hors…

War Is a Racket

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Smedley Butler


Army Maj. Gen. Smedley Butler's expose of American Corporate Imperialism. Butler said, “I served in all commissioned ranks from second lieut…

Vagabond Adventures

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Ralph Keeler


Ralph Keeler failed as a novelist, but this autobiography reflects a life well-lived with humor and adventure. Keeler was in the same litera…

What is Man? and Other Essays

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Mark Twain


"What Is Man?", published by Mark Twain in 1906, is a dialogue between a young man and an older man jaded to the world. It involve…

Old Times on the Mississippi

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Mark Twain


Old Times on the Mississippi is a non-fiction work by Mark Twain. It was published in 1876. Originally published in serial form in the Atlan…

The Boys Life of Mark Twain

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Albert Bigelow Paine


Albert Bigelow Paine was Samuel Langhorne Clemens' (Mark Twain's) biographer. He lived with Twain, collecting ideas and material for a biogr…

Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part One (1867-1879)

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Mark Twain


This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included i…

Mark Twain; his life and work. A biographical sketch

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William M. Clemens


As far as anyone has been able to establish, Will Clemens was NOT related to Sam Clemens (Mark Twain), though they did become acquaintances.…

The Nature and Authority of Conscience

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Rufus Jones


Rufus Matthew Jones (January 25, 1863 – June 16, 1948) was an American religious leader, writer, magazine editor, philosopher, and college p…

Chapters from my Autobiography

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Mark Twain


Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) began writing his autobiography long before the 1906 publications of these Chapters from my Autobiography. He or…

Tom Sawyer, Detective

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Mark Twain


Tom Sawyer, Detective is an 1896 novel by Mark Twain. It is a sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), Adventures of Huckleberry Finn …

Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences (Version 2)

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Mark Twain


This is Mark Twain's vicious and amusing review of Fenimore Cooper's literary art. It is still read widely in academic circles. Twain's essa…

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